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Kolkata Architectural marvels are worth visiting

Kolkata Architectural marvels are worth visiting

This city always amazed me with its diversity from street food to beautiful ghats with some amazing shopping streets. Kolkata the City of Joy is known as the cultural capital of the country, it is also popular for some architectural wonders that leave everyone awestruck. Whether it's the grandeur of the iconic Howrah Bridge or the magnificence of Vidyasagar Setu, you will be nothing but a rapt audience. We have listed below some of the architectural marvels of the city that are also amongst the most famous places to visit in Kolkata.


Streaks of European architecture are more than apparent at the St Paul’s Cathedral which is one of the finest examples of Indo-Gothic fusion with its large stained-glass windows and Florentine frescos. Functioning as a regular cathedral, this one is a popular tourist attractions in Kolkata, primarily of its stunning architectural design.


The Marble Palace is an architectural wonder built by Zamindar Raja Rajendralal Mullick in 1840. Located in the northern part of Kolkata, the Marble Palace still houses some original works of renowned painters like Peter Paul Rubens and Sir Joshua Reynolds.


One of the everlasting impressions that stay with you long after you’ve left the City of Joy, is the gleaming white Victoria Memorial surrounded by lush greenery and wide roads. It was built to commemorate Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee in 1901, but was completed only two decades later. It has been built it the Indo-Saracenic architectural style by Sir William Emerson, and makes extensive use of white marble. It exhibits an impressive collection of colonial-era paintings, manuscripts and other memorabilia, which provide interesting insights into Indian history right from the arrival of the British, up to independence.

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